Example 3: Met Insulin Maker

US President Joe Biden speaks about protecting Social Security and Medicare and lowering prescription drug costs, at OB Johnson Park Community Center in Hallandale Beach, Florida, on November 1, 2022. (Photo by Jim WATSON / AFP) (Photo by JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images)

At a glance

  • President Joe Biden told a room full of supporters in Hallandale Beach, Florida, on Tuesday that he spoke with the man who “invented” insulin and that it was never patented because it was supposed to be available to everyone.
  • However, insulin, a hormone produced in the body, was never invented but was discovered by Frederick Banting.
  • The late physician and scientist died at the age of 49 on Feb. 21, 1941.
  • Biden was born on Nov. 20, 1942.

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